Stories by Natalia Tola

Natalia Tola

Natalia Tola was born and raised Ecuador. She is pursuing a four year Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) with a minor in Contemporary Studies. Besides journalism, Natalia is a student activist at the Kings Student Union, The Canadian Federation of Students and non-profit immigrant help groups.

Bannock on a stick with berry stew and spruce tip butter.

Reclaiming Indigenous ways of knowing food

Métis chef discusses traditional cuisine, food insecurity crisis

Feb 17, 2023

From left to right volunteer Lakhvinder Singh and priest Mandeep Singh at the Maritime Sikh Society in Halifax.

Halifax gurdwara serving hot meals to more people in need

Higher food costs mean relying on Sikh community kitchen run by volunteers

Feb 14, 2023

Dreaming of flying away to a foreign country? Make sure your passport is up to date.

Travelling outside of Canada in 2023? Here’s what you should know about passport renewal

Service Canada announces end of passport backlog, offers tips

Feb 1, 2023

A woman helps a tenant move into an apartment on Brunswick Street in Halifax.

Racialized Halifax residents face highest rate of core housing need in Canada: StatCan

Immigrant racialized people more likely to be in housing need than non-immigrants, says study

Jan 30, 2023

The city's main emergency room is the Halifax Infirmary on Robie Street.

PHOTOS: Do Halifax residents trust the provincial government to solve the ER crisis?

Nova Scotia emergency rooms, wait times and overcrowding are hot topics

Jan 24, 2023